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Sam Cooke - "What A Wonderful World"

Lyric Video for “What A Wonderful World” performed by Sam Cooke. Directed by: Hector Santizo.

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"What A Wonderful World" is arguably Sam Cooke's best known song. It was released in 1960 and later covered by Herman's Hermits and Simon & Garfunkel.

"Chain Gang" - Sam Cooke

Clip video featuring the song "Chain Gang" by Sam Cooke.

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"Chain Gang" was released in 1960. The song was inspired by an actual chain gang Sam Cooke came across.

"Twistin' The Night Away" - Sam Cooke

Clip video featuring a soundtrack of "Twistin' The Night Away" by Sam Cooke.

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Released in 1962, "Twistin' The Night Away" was later covered by Rod Stewart in 1973 (and re-released in 1987).

Sam Cooke (Samuel Cook)

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Cooke is buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Glendale, California. Nat King Cole and Michael Jackson are also buried there.
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